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Old 05-10-2013, 12:56 AM    (permalink
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That would be such a Kings thing to do.
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So, word on the streets is that the Kings might go after Monta Ellis in Free Agency. Neato.
I just want this sale to go through already so we shitcan Petrie and his gang of clown shoes.
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So Larry Sanders and Monta Ellis "almost came to blows" in the locker room after game 3.

I'm guessing Sanders would have ended his life if they let them fight.
There's no "almost" when Larry thinks of fighting so I'm not buying the story. I agree, Ellis would be dead.
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Seattle's lead investor told the NBA Friday he will raise his bid on the Kings franchise to $625 million, an increase of $75 million on his previous bid. Hansen had already raised the valuation of his bid to $550 million in an attempt to sway NBA owners. He is attempting to purchase 65 percent of the franchise from the Maloof family. Hansen's group had already placed $357 million in escrow for the majority share. This is the third time his group has raised his bid.

The move comes just days before 30 league owners are scheduled to vote on his purchase of the Kings franchise, and relocation to Seattle.

Multiple reports now suggest a competing Sacramento group is still trying to put together a matching offer for the franchise, that be used as a backup bid to keep the team in Sacramento.

NBA owners are scheduled to vote on May 15 in Dallas. The league's relocation committee already voted to deny the move of the franchise.
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so, Reggie Evans set an NBA record by grabbing 38.7% of defensive rebounds. So suck it.

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Is it sad that Evans is the pride of Iowa basketball currently in the NBA? Or good because a lot of schools don't have players in the NBA, especially ones that are good at something. Not sure....
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Best attempt @ triple double ever.
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Who can forget the man who just wanted a triple double?
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Some props for getting the between the legs dunk in-game. Some, because he whiffed on one as well.
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so, Reggie Evans set an NBA record by grabbing 38.7% of defensive rebounds. So suck it.

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To be fair, he's probably one of the few guys to have a center terrible enough at rebounding to be able to do it.
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That would be such a Kings thing to do.
I'm really hoping the Kings get away from doing Kings things with new ownership, assuming the BOG vote goes the way of the committee recommendation next Wednesday.
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I do not believe the NBA BOG will allow this valuation to be made. It's too late in the game. The NBA is not required to accept yet another bid from Hansen. Bidding is over. The signed PSA was for $525. Then he publicly upped the bid to $550.

This is setting up for anti-trust lawsuit or expansion team.
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Does anybody know why MIA/CHI/GSW/SAS only got 1 day off, while NYK/IND/MEM/OKC got 3?
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Hey guys, remember when Monta Ellis was better than Steph Curry?

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It's bad enough the NBA ditched Seattle. It's even worse now that they are going to be using that city as a negotiating chip for new arenas for existing franchises. Who's next? Target Center in Minneapolis is getting pretty old...
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It's bad enough the NBA ditched Seattle. It's even worse now that they are going to be using that city as a negotiating chip for new arenas for existing franchises. Who's next? Target Center in Minneapolis is getting pretty old...
Milwaukee is working hard on replacing the Bradley Center.
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you mean right now, brah?

Anyway, thank God there are games tonight. How am I going to live when the playoffs are over? The summertime baseball only lul is just the worst.
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It's bad enough the NBA ditched Seattle. It's even worse now that they are going to be using that city as a negotiating chip for new arenas for existing franchises. Who's next? Target Center in Minneapolis is getting pretty old...
The simplest solve in this situation is to give Hansen an expansion team in Seattle and use the "best interests" clause to take the Kings away from the Maloofs. Then sell the Kings to the Sacramento ownership group.

From there, the NBA can focus on helping existing teams work out arena deals in their existing cities or finding local ownership groups who can come up with an arena deal in their city.

The NBA's legacy is going to be tarnished in one way or another if this isn't the solution brought to the table on May 15th. Seattle fans are already crying for an NBA scorched earth plan in Seattle and rallying with a "**** YEAH!" behind Hansen's deliberate double-middle finger to the NBA.
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The simplest solve in this situation is to give Hansen an expansion team in Seattle and use the "best interests" clause to take the Kings away from the Maloofs. Then sell the Kings to the Sacramento ownership group.

From there, the NBA can focus on helping existing teams work out arena deals in their existing cities or finding local ownership groups who can come up with an arena deal in their city.

The NBA's legacy is going to be tarnished in one way or another if this isn't the solution brought to the table on May 15th. Seattle fans are already crying for an NBA scorched earth plan in Seattle and rallying with a "**** YEAH!" behind Hansen's deliberate double-middle finger to the NBA.
I agree with you.

But if you think the NBA cares about its legacy more than its bottom line, then I don't know what to tell you. This is a common negotiating ploy for a new facility in all the major sports. Just ask that NFL LA group that was supposedly really close to getting a stadium built. The only difference is, the NBA is cockteasing a city (Seattle) that actually REALLY wants a franchise.

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NBA needs to cut teams.
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